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Nevada product Harris using ‘blazing speed’ at NCAA level

February 6th, 2019

The call of Minnesota’s Iron Range was too strong for Brendan Harris to resist. This despite the fact the sophomore center grew up in Nevada and spent six seasons playing youth hockey in California and junior hockey up the West Coast in Washington. Harris finds himself as a key cog on a Bemidji State team…

Faith Lutheran achieves Nevada high school hockey milestone

February 4th, 2019

History was made on Dec. 14 at City National Arena. That night, Faith Lutheran High School shut out the Utah Selects high school team 4-0 in front of a packed house at the Vegas Golden Knights’ practice facility. The team is coached by Pokey Reddick, a former pro player in Las Vegas and longtime youth…

Jr. Golden Knights’ 12U AA team makes history at Silver Sticks

January 21st, 2019

Last month, the Vegas Jr. Golden Knights’ 12U AA team etched its name in the history books by becoming the first Pee Wee team from the program to win an International Silver Stick regional championship. And the Jr. Golden Knights did it in their home state, capturing the title at the Las Vegas Ice Center….

Jr. Golden Knights’ Magdon battling cancer, wants back on ice

January 4th, 2019

Colin Magdon has battled hockey players on the ice, and he and his family are now in an even larger battle in fighting leukemia. Magdon was playing this season for the Vegas Jr. Golden Knights’ 8U team. “He is a happy, intelligent, energetic and respectful seven-year-old boy,” reads a post on the Jr. Golden Knights…

Golden Knights’ sled hockey program taken under Zappos’ wing

January 3rd, 2019

It’s been well-documented over years that hockey is an expensive sport. Even sled hockey. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Back in early November, the Vegas Golden Knights announced that Zappos, an online shoe and clothing retailer based in Las Vegas, is now the presenting sponsor of the Golden Knights sled hockey team. As the presenting sponsor,…

Is Reno still a future landing spot for professional hockey?

December 3rd, 2018

As the success of the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights has been well documented, might Reno be the next Nevada town to house professional hockey, potentially at the AHL or ECHL level? With five AHL teams in California and one in Arizona, the area is still ripe for hockey. In the ECHL, Idaho and Utah are…

Golden Knights broadcaster Gismondi pulling double duty coaching in Colorado

November 8th, 2018

This season, you’ll see Nick Gismondi on Vegas Golden Knights broadcasts. You’ll also see him on the ice helping coach the Colorado Thunderbirds’ 15U AAA team. As the suburban Detroit native puts it, “hockey has always been a huge part of my life, arguably the biggest part.” READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Gismondi filled in a…

Golden Knights sign key cogs Tuch, Schmidt to long-term contracts

November 7th, 2018

Over a five-day period last month, the Vegas Golden Knights locked up a pair of talented players for the foreseeable future in forward Alex Tuch and defenseman Nate Schmidt. On Oct. 19, the 22-year-old Tuch signed a seven-year contract extension through the 2025-26 season and then on Oct. 24, Vegas signed Schmidt to a six-year…

Jr. Golden Knights grad, Vegas native Day makes jump to NA3HL’s Wild

November 1st, 2018

Caleb Day admits his path to the NA3HL’s Gillette Wild was unconventional. Equally unique is the story of how the 18-year-old Las Vegas native chose hockey as his sport of choice. At the end of the day, though, Day said he wouldn’t have his story written any other way. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “This is…

Golden Knights off and running with Lil’ Knights youth program

October 19th, 2018

The Vegas Golden Knights keep proving that hockey belongs in Nevada. Fresh off a Stanley Cup Final run in June, the team announced over the summer that it has teamed up with the D Las Vegas to help fund the Lil’ Knights program that will be offered at ice rinks throughout Southern Nevada. READ OUR…